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The Taliban 'waiting game' in Afghanistan, mapped by media since 2009 - Washington Post
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:07:20 GMT

The Taliban 'waiting game' in Afghanistan, mapped by media since 2009
Washington Post
The Washington Post published a strong story Tuesday out of Afghanistan, where my colleague Ernesto Londoño recently spent time with paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division. The unit he embedded with has been assigned to drop into contested ...



The election that never ended - The Economist (blog)
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:50:17 GMT

The Economist (blog)

The election that never ended
The Economist (blog)
To prevent Afghanistan from splitting down the middle, the candidates committed themselves to a two-pronged agreement: a full, internationally supervised audit of all 8m votes cast; and the formation of a government of national unity. Mr Ghani and Mr ...
Bomber Kills Karzai Cousin Who Backed Recent Candidate for Afghan PresidentNew York Times
US Aims for Afghanistan Elections Are a Whole Lot Different Than They Used to BeVICE News
Op-Ed on AfghanistanUS Department of State (press release)
The Guardian -MiamiHerald.com
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War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan - Fox News
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:46:09 GMT

Fox News

War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan
Fox News
In addition to the recent flurry of reports, SIGAR has criticized the spending of $34 million to build Camp Leatherneck in the Washir District of Afghanistan, a 64,000-square-foot facility that was never used and sits empty to this day. Another $34 ...
Where Are The Guns The U.S. Gave To Afghanistan?BuzzFeed
Afghanistan: Awash in Guns, as Well as NarcoticsTIME
Hundreds of Thousands of Guns Go MissingWall Street Daily
Washington Post -U.S. News & World Report
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Watchdog: US may be funding Afghan terrorists through dubious business ties - Washington Times
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:20:42 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Watchdog: US may be funding Afghan terrorists through dubious business ties
Washington Times
The U.S. could be funding the very terrorists in Afghanistan it is fighting because of an Army oversight process that's so bad it's not weeding out businesses connected to insurgents, a top watchdog warned Wednesday. In one instance, a contractor ...
US loses track of weapons shipped to AfghanistanThe Center for Public Integrity
Afghanistan to cost more than Marshall Plan, watchdog saysStars and Stripes
Watchdog: Afghanistan Cost More Than Marshall PlanMilitary.com
Roll Call (blog) -National Review Online (blog) -NBCNews.com
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US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban - Washington Post
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:07:40 GMT

The Independent

US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban
Washington Post
SHINKAI, Afghanistan — It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America's longest war. He was back to take stock of a slice of the battlefield that seemed ...
The fall of Afghanistan? Fears that security forces will start to lose ground ...The Independent

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US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 2197 - ABC News
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:29:26 GMT

US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 2197
ABC News
As of Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at least 2,197 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is three less than the Defense ...

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Afghanistan: state of insecurity - Open Democracy
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:54:27 GMT

World Magazine

Afghanistan: state of insecurity
Open Democracy
A cousin of Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai, was hosting a celebration of the Eid al-Fitr festival at his home in Kandahar province on 29 July 2014. A smartly dressed man joined the celebrations, detonated an explosive vest and killed himself and ...
Globe Trot: Taliban gains ground in AfghanistanWorld Magazine

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If politics go wrong in Afghanistan, what happens to the economy? - Today's Zaman
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:15:06 GMT

Today's Zaman

If politics go wrong in Afghanistan, what happens to the economy?
Today's Zaman
It has already been more than 15 weeks since the first round of the presidential elections and it is likely that it will take another five or six weeks to declare the next president of Afghanistan. The Afghans' excitement about the election has ...

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The Case Against the 2016 Zero Option for Afghanistan - Brookings Institution
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:22:29 GMT

The Case Against the 2016 Zero Option for Afghanistan
Brookings Institution
Editor's note: In testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Michael O'Hanlon presented the case to retain a modest U.S. presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016. He pointed out that "America has shown strategic patience in this conflict" and ...



Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan - New York Times
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:48:33 GMT

New York Times

Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan
New York Times
MAHMUD RAQI, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United ...
Gunmen Execute 15 Minority Shia Muslims in AfghanistanWall Street Journal
Extensive Taliban Assault Challenges US Military Facility in Kabul, AfghanistanBreitbart News
Attacks across Afghanistan kill at least 15, election recount pausedChristian Science Monitor
War on the Rocks -ABC News -Xinhua
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